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AFCON Group A, 3rd game: Hosts Gabon crash out of AFCON 2017

AFCON Group A, 3rd game: Hosts Gabon crash out of AFCON 2017

Hosts Gabon crashed out of the AFCON 2017, after a 0-0 draw with Cameroon that saw the Indomitable Lions and Burkina Faso advance to the quarters from Group A. Burkina Faso beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in t ...

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Mega housing project in Tanzania gets $19 million

Mega housing project in Tanzania gets $19 million

Tanzania is championing to improve the livelihood of civil servants including teachers following the disbursement of Tsh.44 billion (approximately $19.7 million) to Watumishi Housing Company (WHC). A ...

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Nigeria to refine 60 percent of oil locally before 2018

Nigeria to refine 60 percent of oil locally before 2018

Nigeria plans 60% local refining capacity before the end of the year. Nigeria is a giant oil producing nation with four oil refineries yet largely depends on oil imports. Pipeline vandalism has become ...

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AU, ECOWAS guarantee Jammeh’s safety

AU, ECOWAS guarantee Jammeh’s safety

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flew out on Saturday from the country he ruled for 22 years to cede power to President Adama Barrow and end a political calamity. Jammeh refused to step down after a Decemb ...

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Dollar drops value, gold gains

Dollar drops value, gold gains

The dollar slumped after Donald Trump in his first days in office offered little news on his plans to boost growth while stirring concerns over protectionism. Metals and Asian shares outside of Japan ...

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Kenya targets 1 million digital jobs by 2018

Kenya targets 1 million digital jobs by 2018

Kenya has started a digital skills training programme to enable 1 million young people to secure freelance online work in the next year. This will help eliminate the country's acute youth unemployment ...

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Adama Barrow sworn in as Gambia’s new president

Adama Barrow sworn in as Gambia’s new president

Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambia’s new president Thursday at a ceremony in the country’s embassy in neighbouring Senegal. Incumbent Yahya Jammeh refused to step down after last month’s presidential ...

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Ford Motor Company recalls Kuga SUV

Ford Motor Company recalls Kuga SUV

Ford Motor Company this week recalled 1.6 litre engine Kuga sport utility vehicles sold in South Africa as a measure to address an engine overheating condition that ignited fire in some vehicles. Repo ...

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AFCON Group B results, 2nd game: Senegal beat Zim, Tunisia gets 3 points

AFCON Group B results, 2nd game: Senegal beat Zim, Tunisia gets 3 points

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat Zimbabwe to become the first team to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Senegal 2-0 Zimbabwe Mane tapped in the opener from close ...

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Gambian crisis at a crucial stage

Gambian crisis at a crucial stage

Barrow to take oath of office at Gambian embassy in Dakar The swearing in of The Gambia’s president-elect, Adama Barrow, will go ahead today in neighbouring Senegal. A tweet from an account managed by ...

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